Works of the Camden Society, Volume 23

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Pagina 326 - Wyndham made a motion for a bill to prevent the growth of schism, and for the further security of the church of England, as by law established.
Pagina 40 - The multitude standing about was deeply silent, either out of horror of this new and unwonted kind of punishment, or...
Pagina 343 - I am, with the greatest respect, My Lord, Your lordship's most obedient and most humble servant, GEORGE BERKELEY.
Pagina 269 - The body of Christ is given, taken, and eaten in the Supper, only after an heavenly and spiritual manner. And the mean whereby the body of Christ is received and eaten in the Supper, is faith.
Pagina 424 - What an extension of agriculture, even to the tops of our mountains; what rivers rendered navigable or joined by canals; what bridges, aqueducts, new roads and other public works, edifices and improvements, rendering England a...
Pagina 424 - I hope it will be lasting, and that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason enough to settle their differences without cutting throats ; for, in my opinion, there never was a good war or a bad peace.
Pagina 340 - Pray, my Lord, desire Dr. South to die about the fall of the leaf, for he has a prebend of Westminster which will make me your neighbour, and a sinecure in the country both in the Queen's gift, which my friends have often told me would fit me extremely.
Pagina 424 - England a complete paradise, might have been obtained by spending those millions in doing good, which in the last war have been spent in doing mischief; in bringing misery into thousands of families, and destroying the lives of so many thousands of working people, who might have performed the useful labor!
Pagina 372 - Several laws indeed had been made by some preceding Emperors, for restraining the cruelty of masters towards their servants ; but I find none more early in the Corpus, which entirely deprives them of the power of life and death in all cases. Indeed Ulpian adds in the place above referred to, Divus etiam Hadrianus Umbriciam quandam matronam in quinquennium relegavit, quod ex levissimis causis ancillas atrocissime tractasset.
Pagina 339 - Ireland the same idea with us of your lordship's generosity, magnificence, wit, judgment, and knowledge in the enjoyment of life : but I shall quickly undeceive them, by letting them plainly know that you have neither interest nor fortune which you can call your own ; both having been long made over to the corporation of deserving men in want, who have appointed you their advocate and steward, which the world is pleased to call patron and protector.

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